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Selection for Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018

Thu, 2018-05-31 00:00
  British Orienteering is pleased to announce the team for the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships taking place from 3rd to 12th August 2018 in Riga/Sigulda, Latvia.

South Midlands Orienteering Club achieves Clubmark accreditation

Tue, 2018-05-29 00:00
We are delighted to announce that South Midlands Orienteering Club (SMOC) has achieved Clubmark accreditation.

Scottish Relay Championships in Burghead

Tue, 2018-05-29 00:00
The Scottish Relay Championships were held in glorious sunshine at Burghead and Roseisle North on 27 May 2018. With almost 150 teams and over 400 competitors, the atmosphere was firmly in the festival mode as the Moray coast dazzled visitors from near and far.

All the Fun of the Fair 2018 - entry deadline 3 June 2018

Sun, 2018-05-27 00:00
Morpeth Fair is being held on the weekend of the 9 and 10 June 2018.

SARUM Orienteering Club's New Junior Programme

Sat, 2018-05-26 00:00
The new British Orienteering youth strategy “Every Junior Matters” asks all clubs to cater for juniors and families.  

Get into Orienteering! Why not try a new sport?

Fri, 2018-05-25 00:00
More and more people are discovering that orienteering is a fun and challenging activity that gets them exploring the great outdoors. They are gaining new skills in finding their way in unknown terrain and crossing rough and sometimes hilly ground. You are always discovering somewhere new! It's ...

The Tamar Triple 2018 - this Bank Holiday Weekend (26-28 May)

Fri, 2018-05-25 00:00
This is the 13th Tamar Triple, which takes place every other year on the second May bank holiday weekend, somewhere “within striking distance” of the river Tamar.

Scottish Championships 2018 - Individual (UKOL) and Relay this weekend!

Fri, 2018-05-25 00:00
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May, Nairnshire and Moray, Scotland.

Sport Endurance Open Evening - THURSDAY 31 MAY

Fri, 2018-05-25 00:00
Venue:  Sheffield Hallam University

British Trail Orienteering Championships 2018 took place at Crathes Castle

Thu, 2018-05-24 00:00
The 2018 British Trail Orienteering Championships were staged on Sunday 20 May at nearby Crathes Castle, Scotland.   

World Orienteering Day - 23 May 2018

Wed, 2018-05-23 00:00
World Orienteering Day - Wednesday 23 May 2018

World Orienteering Day - Are You Ready?

Tue, 2018-05-22 00:00
Please read the World Orienteering Day Newsletter published by the IOF below!

Liverpool Big Weekend kicks off on 6-7 October 2018

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
You now have an extra reason to come to the UK Orienteering League Liverpool Big Weekend on 6-7 October. In addition to Formby Sand Dunes on Saturday 6 October (entry limit 500) and UK Urban League sprints around the University area on Sunday 7 October, there is a major event, finally announced, for...

British Relay Championships 2018 - Relay

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
Sunday 20 May 2018: British Orienteering Championships - Relay race, Torphantrick  

Sprint Scotland 2018 (19 - 22 July) - book now!

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
2 coaching days and 3 races! Sprint Scotland is proud to invite you to a weekend of high-quality sprint orienteering on new areas in Falkirk, Denny and Grangemouth.

British Orienteering Championships 2018 Balmoral

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
Saturday 19 May - British Orienteering Championships - Long distance race, Balmoral, Scotland. 

Resources to help you get the most out of Orienteering

Sun, 2018-05-20 00:00
Orienteering is a great tool to get children learning and achieving both inside and outside of the classroom. There is great potential for developing orienteering for young people for example via schools or uniformed group activities with simplified and progressive activities that can take place in ...

Royal Deeside is preparing for the Royal Wedding and the influx of nearly 1,200 orienteers from across the country.

Fri, 2018-05-18 00:00
The Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA) is staging the British Orienteering Championships 2018 this weekend (Saturday 19 May to Sunday 20 May 2018) in Royal Deeside. The Long Distance Championships are being held over the Balmoral Estate with the British Relay Championships at nearby Torphantric...

Talent Squad Training Camp taking place this weekend in Scotland

Thu, 2018-05-17 00:00
The GB junior squad is heading up to the British Championships this weekend, as part of their preparations for the two main summer competitions, EYOC and JWOC, due to commence in a few weeks time.

Track to Terrain - Week 3

Thu, 2018-05-17 00:00
Track to Terrain continues this week with its third session in Leigh Woods, stunning park and woodland just outside the City Centre of Bristol.